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Jan 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman G. K. Butterfield released the following statement after voting for the impeachment of President Donald Trump for his incitement of the violent mob that attacked the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021, in an attempt to stop the Congress from certifying the votes of the Electoral College:  

Jan 7, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman G. K. Butterfield released the following statement on the Joint Session of Congress’ completion of the electoral count, confirming Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as the next President and Vice President of the United States and the violent riot at the U.S. Capitol incited by President Trump:

Dec 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Bipartisan legislation led by Congressmen G. K. Butterfield (D-NC-01) and Adam Kinzinger (R-IL-16) as well as, U.S.

Dec 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield, along with his fellow co-chairs of the Childhood Cancer Caucus, Representatives Michael McCaul (TX-10), Jackie Speier (CA-14) and Mike Kelly (PA-16) released the following statement on the inclusion of the Creating Hope Reauthorization Act in the omnibus appropriations package: 

Dec 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield released the following statement on the passage of a $1.4 trillion omnibus spending package and an additional $900 billion in COVID-19 relief funding:

Dec 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Butterfield released the following statement on President-Elect Joe Biden’s decision to nominate North Carolina environmental regulator and EPA veteran, Secretary Michael S. Regan to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency:

Dec 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Butterfield released the following statement on Thomas A. Stith, III new role as President of the North Carolina Community College System:

Dec 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Butterfield released the following statement on President-Elect Joe Biden’s decision to nominate retired General Lloyd J. Austin, III to serve our Nation as Secretary of Defense:

Dec 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Today Representatives G.K. Butterfield (D-CA), Tom Rice (R-SC), Diana DeGette (D-CO), and Tom Reed (R-NY) introduced The Promoting Responsible and Effective Virtual Experiences through Novel Technology to Deliver Improved Access and Better Engagement with Tested and Evidence-Based Strategies (PREVENT DIABETES) Act.

 

Dec 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield released the following statement on being appointed Senior Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus for the 117th Congress:

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Jan 16, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield has been reappointed to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, the congressman’s office announced Tuesday.

Jan 9, 2019 In The News

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield presided over the House of Representatives on Tuesday, hours before President Donald Trump addressed the nation about the need for a border wall.

Jan 8, 2019 In The News

Just three days into the 116th Congress, an honor for First District Democratic Congressman G.K. Butterfield. He was selected to be Speaker Pro Tempore for the day, and managed debate on the house floor.

Jan 4, 2019 In The News

Friday, January 4, 2019

The lead up to Thursday’s first day of the 116th Congress saw various senators and representatives pledging to accept no pay while federal employees remain furloughed.

North Carolina’s 1st Congressional District representative said his focus is on getting people back to work.

Jan 4, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON (Gray DC) -- Congress is in day two of its new session, split along partisan lines and grappling with a partial government shutdown.

Congressman G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) takes on a new leadership role in the now democratically-controlled House of Representatives this year.

Jan 3, 2019 In The News

Industry players were lining up to welcome a full complement of FCC commissioners after the Senate voted to confirm FCC commissioner Brendan Carr to a new, five-year, term and to seat Democrat Geoffrey Starks.

Dec 18, 2018 In The News

Congressman G. K. Butterfield has been appointed by House Majority Whip-Elect James E. Clyburn to serve as Chief Deputy Whip for the 116th Congress when it convenes in January.

Dec 18, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNCT) - A Congressman from the East is set to become the next Chief Deputy Whip.

Representative G.K. Butterfield has been tapped for the senior level leadership role for next years Congress.

Butterfield, representing North Carolina's 1st Congressional District, will become the first Democrat from North Carolina to serve in this role.

Dec 18, 2018 In The News

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

A recently re-elected congressman whose district includes Rocky Mount has been tapped for a leadership position.

U.S. Rep. G. K. Butterfield, D-1st District, will serve as chief deputy whip for the 116th Congress when it convenes in January.

Dec 17, 2018 In The News

EASTERN CAROLINA, NC (WITN) Long time North Carolina Congressman G.K. Butterfield will be busy drumming up support for legislative priorities.

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